Lowell Red Arrows Varsity built a six-run lead in the fifth inning and then held off Caledonia’s charge for a 7-5 victory on Monday. Caledonia scored three runs in the failed comeback on a single by #16 and a double by #10.
Lowell Red Arrows Varsity earned the victory despite allowing Caledonia to score four runs in the seventh inning. The offensive firepower by Caledonia was led by #16 and #10, who all drove in runs.
Lowell Red Arrows Varsity opened up scoring in the second inning, when Logan Staley singled on the first pitch of the at bat, scoring one run.
Staley was credited with the victory for Lowell Red Arrows Varsity. He went three and two-thirds innings, allowing one run on one hit and striking out five. Kyle Bibbler, Connor Douma, and Nick Weston all put in work on the pitcher’s mound in relief out of the bullpen, steering their team towards the victory. Douma recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Lowell Red Arrows Varsity.
#16 took the loss for Caledonia. He lasted one-third of an inning, allowing zero hits and zero runs while walking zero.
Alcala started the game for Caledonia. He lasted four innings, allowing nine hits and five runs while striking out two and walking one.
Lowell Red Arrows Varsity totaled 13 hits in the game. Staley, Josh Hackstedt, Brady Douma, and Gavin Hoffman all had multiple hits for Lowell Red Arrows Varsity. Hackstedt and Staley each managed three hits to lead Lowell Red Arrows Varsity.
#10 led Caledonia with two hits in three at bats.